GCSE Dance - Emancipation Of Expressionism

STUDY
PLAY
Choreographer
Kenrick H2O Sandy
Company
Blue Boy Entertainment
Date of first Performance
May 2013
Dance Style
Hip hop, Krumping, Popping, Locking, Animation, Breaking, Waacking
Choreographic Approach
Explore and abstracting hip hop and signature movements
Stimulus
Til Enda by Olafur Arnalds, the idea of Emancipation and Expressionism
Choreographic Intention
Make audience feel as though they are going through a journey and portray order and chaos.
Dancers
17 - 9 male, 8 female
Duration
11 minutes
Structure
1. Genesis
2. Growth and Struggles
3. Connection and flow between people
4. Empowerment
Aural Setting
1. Michael 'Mikey' J' Asante
2. Michael 'Mikey' J' Asante
3. November - Max Richter
4. Til Enda - Olafur Arnalds
Costume
Blue shirt, Denim jeans, grey trainers. Hair tied back
Lighting
Blue lighting. Lighting creates moods and themes working with formations and accompaniments. Also highlighting transitions. Black outs make distinction between each section and transitions.
1. Blue light centre highlighting each dancer/ BO/ spotlight
2. White light from stage right. Smoke
3. Blue wash creates mood
4. Cycklorama/ spotlight/ BO
Performance Environment
Proscenium arch stage, smoke